Beautifully engraved antique bond certificate from the Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington Railroad Company dating back to the 1920's. This document, which is signed by the company representative for the President and Assistant Secretary, was printed by the American Bank Note Company and measures approximately 10 1/2" (w) by 14 3/4" (h).
This certificate's vignette features a bust of George Roberts.
This company was organized as a consolidation of the Philadelphia, Wilmington & Baltimore Railroad and the Baltimore and Potomac Railroad.
The company operated 714 miles of track, with the main line extending from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to the south end of the Potomac River Bridge.